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Nurse Practitioner

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
May 30, 2017

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Skill Highlights

Professional Experience


***** ** **** *****, ** 8, Aventura, FL 33160 C: 617-***-**** Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with 11 years of experience in various settings, including inpatient and outpatient. Success in providing exceptional patient care in a collaborative multidisciplinary team. Strong clinical experience encompassing primary care, home care, urgent care, and outpatient psychiatry. Fluency in French Creole. Direct Patient Care

Care Planning and Management

Patient Education

Precepting and Clinical Training

Quality Assurance and Control

Team Leadership

Nurse Practitioner May 2008 to Current

Boston Medical Center - Boston, MA

Oversee a total of 120 patients per month in pre-op for medical clearance Provide daily ongoing care to all orthopedic inpatients while collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of residents, nursing staff, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and attending physicians.

Evaluate patients with orthopedic issues affecting their spine, hands, elbow and shoulders, and patients with neuro-muscular diseases or pediatric anomalies; consult on new orthopedic inpatients referred by other disciplines.

Conduct comprehensive medical history and physical exams, and order and review appropriate diagnostics prior to planned surgery.

Treat and manage acute medical issues deemed necessary and ensure patients are medically stable to proceed with surgery.

Act as First Assistant in OR cases, and perform procedures such as digital block, I&D, K wire, hardware removal and laceration repair.

Asses patients' daily status, order appropriate tests, medications, educate patients regarding their ongoing care plan, and prepare patients for discharge. Document treatment plans and discharge summaries

Maximize patient satisfaction by cultivating strong communication initiatives regarding care, treatments, medications, and safety risks.

Participate in teaching and evaluating surgical residents. Nurse Practitioner Jul 2013 to Jan 2014

South Bay Mental Health Center, Inc. - Fall River, MA Provided psychiatric assessments in an outpatient clinic. Recommended treatment options, prescribed psychotropic medications based on patients' needs, and followed treatment outcomes

Created discharge and aftercare plans, and educated patients on behavioral health issues and strategies for recovery.

Participated in grand rounds.

Nurse Practitioner Nov 2007 to Jun 2008

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates - Braintree, MA Provided high standard direct patient care when evaluating and treating acute illnesses and injuries.

Maximized operational flow of busy urgent care setting by keeping up with turnaround time bracket.

Facilitated patient admissions to affiliated hospitals following established protocols. Ensured timely and accurate chart documentation.


Certifications and Licenses

Nurse Practitioner Jan 2007 to Apr 2008

Boston's Community Medical Group - Boston, MA

Provided direct patient care to patients with chronic illnesses and disabilities in home settings. Performed patient assessments including medical history interviews and physical examinations. Developed plan of care following evidence based practices, and treated episodic acute illnesses. Minimized hospital admissions by increasing knowledge on self-care, medication risks, safety risks, and lifestyle modification.

Maintained active communication with collaborative doctors, patients, and families. Doctor of Nursing Practice 2012

Northeastern University - Boston, MA

Master of Science, Nursing 2004

Regis College - Weston, MA

Bachelor of Science, Nursing 2003

Regis College - Weston, MA

Bachelor of Science, Psychology 1998

Endicott College - Beverly, MA

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Florida, License No.: 9443104 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Massachusetts, License No.: 258037 ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Certificate No.: 200-***-**** Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, 2003 to present Certified in Laser, Botox, Fillers, Sclerotherapy, Skin Rejuvenation, and Medical Chemical Peels

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